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Jade J. Edwards
The Law Office of JJ Edwards PLLC, Burton
Jade J. Edwards focuses almost exclusively on family law. She specializes in child custody, divorce, and child welfare law, regularly representing mothers accused of some form of child neglect. She has also worked as a mediator in divorce and child custody matters, as well as a Guardian ad Litem in child welfare, divorce, and custody cases. Prior to entering private...View Full Bio

Christopher J. Harrington
Oakland County Friend of the Court, Pontiac
Christopher J. Harrington began working as a family division referee for the court in June 2017. He previously worked in private practice for 11 years at Harrington Law PLC in Novi. As a private practitioner, Mr. Harrington dedicated his practice to a full range of family law matters, including divorce, custody, adoption, paternity, support, and separate maintenance cases. He also...View Full Bio

Peter M. Kulas-Dominguez
Warner Norcross + Judd, Grand Rapids
Peter M. Kulas-Dominguez focuses his practice in the areas of domestic relations litigation including divorce, child custody, nonmarital domestic relationships, and abuse and neglect actions in Kent County. Before starting his private practice in 2009, Mr. Kulas-Dominguez worked with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Arizona, the Kent County Public Defender's Office, and the law firm of Miller Canfield...View Full Bio

Veronica R. Leonard
Veronica R. Leonard PLLC, Southfield
Veronica R. Leonard began her private practice in 2004, handling issues in all areas of family law, including divorce, child support, custody, postjudgment modifications, and enforcement proceedings. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the Oakland County Friend of the Court. While attending Wayne State University Law School, Ms. Leonard was a judicial law clerk for...View Full Bio

Keri Middleditch
Middleditch Law, Birmingham
Keri Middleditch has more than 10 years of experience handling issues of divorce, custody, parenting time, paternity, child support, property settlement, juvenile guardianships, adoptions, termination of parental rights, same-sex parenting time agreements, personal protection orders, and grandparents' rights. She also serves as a Guardian ad Litem to minor children, often in the middle of their parents' custody battle. Prior to...View Full Bio

Lisa J. Schmidt
Schmidt & Long PLLC, Ferndale
Lisa J. Schmidt focuses her practice in the areas of family, juvenile, and criminal defense law. She is a member of the Family Law and Young Lawyers Sections of the State Bar of Michigan as well as the Oakland County Bar's Family Law and New Lawyers Committees. The author of two blogs, Ms. Schmidt has also lectured for general audiences...View Full Bio

Todd S. Selin
Mallory Lapka Scott & Selin PLLC, Lansing
Todd S. Selin, a partner with the firm, has focused his practice on domestic relations law for the past 20 years. He was an elected member of the State Bar of Michigan Family Law Council from 2000 to 2009, and served as chair of the Ingham County Bar Association Family Law Section from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Selin has lectured...View Full Bio

Ivonne M. Soler
Butzel Long, Detroit
Ivonne M. Soler practices in the areas of family law and business and commercial litigation. She represents clients with family and domestic relations issues, including divorce, property division, spousal and child support, child custody and parenting time, change of domicile, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, postjudgment enforcement, adoption, and assisted reproduction (family building). Ms. Soler also represents clients in general matters...View Full Bio

Rebecca Tooman
Innovative Law Services PLLC, Novi
Rebecca Tooman is a family law attorney, mediator, and collaborative lawyer. She is the sole practitioner at her firm, and her services include representation, mediation, collaborative divorce practice, and limited scope consultations. Ms. Tooman is both a lawyer and an accountant and her background in finances assists her in resolving monetary disputes and analyzing the marital estate. She is a...View Full Bio

Kanika Ferency
ICLE Advisory Board Liaison
Kanika Ferency joined ICLE in 2016. In her role at ICLE, she works with contributors to draft, edit, and update ICLE publications and resources in the areas of bankruptcy, business, consumer, debtor and creditor, and family law. Before coming to ICLE, Ms. Ferency worked at Lakeshore Legal Aid, where she advised low-income and elderly litigants on consumer, employment, housing, domestic,...View Full Bio
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